PBS NewsHour

NIH director optimistic about teen vaccinations

Clip: 05/12/2021 | 10m 41s | Video has closed captioning.

On Wednesday afternoon, a key advisory panel to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended allowing Pfizer's COVID-19 shots for children aged 12 to 15. Many parents have been eagerly awaiting this decision, but it's far from universal. Dr. Francis Collins is the director of the National Institute of Health and joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the planned rollout for that age group.

Aired: 05/12/21

Rating: NR

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